Welcome to the Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy

Welcome to the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy

Our mission is to advance public and private action on climate change through rigorous, innovative research into economics and policy

We achieve this by bringing together some of the world's leading researchers, from many different disciplines. Find out more about what we do...|

Photograph of Bob WardWorld’s hottest year exposes myth that global warming has stopped|
16 January 2015. Response to the publication by the NASA Goddard institute for Space Studies and the National Climatic Data Center at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of figures showing that 2014 was the hottest year globally since records began.

Photograph of pile of newspapers with climate change headlines © Lilli Day / istockphoto.comCCCEP Associate Faye McAnulla on her experience of attending the UN Climate Summit in Lima| (interview starts at 35.30 and end at 48.00 minutes)
21 December, BBC Radio York 



Photograph of UN flagsCountries should not use ‘burden-sharing’ to determine cuts in greenhouse gas emissions|
11 December. Negotiations about a new international climate change agreement are focusing too much on trying to share the burden of cuts in greenhouse gas emissions



Photograph of Lord Nicholas Stern Chair of CCCEPNicholas Stern calls for new approach by governments to climate change talks
|8 December. Governments should not insist that an agreement be an internationally legally-binding treaty



Photograph of Andy Gouldson Director of CCCEPTougher government attitudes on climate change key to business action|
3 December. A new study shows that while higher prices have forced change, stronger policy action has prompted British retailers to move faster than their US counterparts to reduce greenhouse emissions


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